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State, counties settle with Alliance Pipeline

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MORRIS – Stevens County has agreed to refund nearly $77,000 in taxes to Alliance Pipeline as a result of a settlement negotiated with the company by the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office.


Alliance Pipeline filed a suit against the state of Minnesota and 13 counties, including Stevens County, contesting property taxes from 2009 through 2012. The property for utilities is assessed by the state of Minnesota.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.